Laff-a-Lympics Cross DVD Finish Line

Fans of the Scooby Doobies, the Yogi Yahooeys and even the Really Rottens will be running, jumping and skating into video stores to score some vintage 1970s Saturday morning animation. The ... Continue Reading →

Disney Legend Peregoy to Exhibit Private Works

Animation artist Walt Peregoy, best known for an avant-guard style that earned him the title of a Disney Legend, will have 19 pieces featured in a February exhibition of his private ... Continue Reading →

DQE Sells Jungle Book Series in Israel

India-based animation producer DQE has sold broadcast rights to its 52-episode CG animated series The Jungle Book to Noga Communications in Israel. DQE execs say Noga is a good fit ... Continue Reading →

Discovery, Hasbro Name New Kids Channel The Hub

The Hub is the name of the new children’s and family oriented network being created by Discovery and Hasbro to launch this fall. The name and launch date were confirmed at the ... Continue Reading →

Pitt, Damon Sign On to Happy Feet 2

Actors Brad Pitt and Matt Damon have agreed to provide voices for George Miller’s animated sequel Happy Feet 2, according to Movieline. The duo joins the returning Miller, who ... Continue Reading →

Up, Avatar Win Golden Globes

CG animation was very much in vogue at the 67th Golden Globe Awards, with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association giving top honors to the Disney-Pixar animated film Up and James Cameron’s ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Adds $43 Million More to Its Total

Avatar again held on to its crown, topping the box office for the fifth consecutive weekend with an estimated three-day gross of $41.3 million. That brings the James Cameron feature ... Continue Reading →

Stanton Starts Shooting John Carter for Disney

Disney’s feature film adaptation John Carter of Mars, based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs books and marking the live-action directing debut of Finding Nemo and WALL’E helmer ... Continue Reading →

WGA Nominates Five Games for Writing Honor

The Writers Guild of America has nominated five titles for its outstanding writing in a videogame award. The nominees, chosen from a record field of submissions that more than doubled ... Continue Reading →

Disney Hires Bailey as Film Production Chief

The Walt Disney Studios has hired Tron: Legacy producer Sean Bailey as its new president of film production. Bailey will oversee all aspects of live-action development, film production ... Continue Reading →